A Confession

A dark secret …
I was today ‘confessing’;  you won’t like me 😢 … on my first French tax return.
While I am baring my soul and as my tax returns are invariable about rising expenses and loss so not very interesting, here is an much darker confession.
For making tea I mostly use a large white ‘Fred’s Cafe’ tea pot [I hope that is not advertising?]
Fred’s tea pot

This yarn gets worse, much darker…

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SAMUEL PLIMSOLL EXHIBITION, FOLKESTONE TOWN HALL 19 September-25 October 2013

You are cordially invited to the OFFICIAL OPENING on 6-8pm Wednesday 18th September, 2013.

Samuel Plimsoll (1824-1898), the “Sailor’s Friend” gave his name to the load line on the side of merchant ships.

Emigration__Plymouth_Cattewater_and_depot_IMG_0644_wp.JPG The Aberdeen clipper shown in the painting here loading at Plymouth for Australia was launched by and named in honour of “Samuel Plimsoll”.

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